Invasive lionfish have spread south from the Caribbean to Brazil, threatening ecosystems and livelihoods

Friday, June 2, 2023 - 11:33 in Earth & Climate

Brazil's coastal waters teem with a rich array of species that paint a living tapestry beneath the waves. This underwater world is particularly special because many of its species are endemic—they are found nowhere else on Earth. The southwestern Atlantic is home to 111 endemic reef fish species, each of which plays a crucial role in the intricate web of marine life.

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